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40 minutes ago, PetrolCB said:

86 it and buy Uno.

 

6 hours ago, Black-Dragon96 said:

When I read sh*t like that, I remember why I think that this planet is f*cked.

 

Litterally nobody here is claiming that the people who used the glitch should not have been punished. The thing people are talking about is the fact that punishment was to hard, especially for first time offenders.

And not only that, that even if said punishment was warranted or not, it's not applied equally among all players who break the rules/ToS/whatever.

 

Godmode griefers, modders and script kiddies are running rampant without being punished for it, even when it could be argued that their actions are way more harmful to the community than some silly money glitches.

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Gunbladelad

I know my opinion's unpopular, but every single person who's glitched for cash deserves any punishment Rockstar throw their way.

One benefit of the big account wipe is that griefing in the console lobbies has massively nosedived.  Usually I run a quick Haulage mission when I enter a lobby to see how many cargo griefers are in a session.  Before the account wipe, you'd see a swarm of jets and oppressors racing in to be the one to blow up the Haulage cab - now there's one or two at most - and they usually back off after seeing a couple of rockets hasn't affected the cab (Yep, the old MOC cab trick) in order to find easier prey.

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1 hour ago, Gunbladelad said:

I know my opinion's unpopular, but every single person who's glitched for cash deserves any punishment Rockstar throw their way.

I think Rockstar needs to fix their broken game and improve the in-game economy before anybody who's glitched gets what's coming to them.

 

I'm happy to say I've glitched the hell out of this game. Back in 2018 I took advantage of frozen money and accumulated 40 million. Did it again in 2018 and accumulated 80 million. And then I took advantage of one of the easiest duping glitches and accumulated 110 million. Yes, I glitched cash.

 

Did I grief? No. Did I even bother anyone let alone play outside of passive mode? No. I minded my own business and had fun. And I'm basically undetectable but IDGAF anyway because I've moved on to PC and singleplayer mods which is far better.

 

I grinded for years, legitimately. I made a few million and built up part of my car collection and businesses that way. It was boring. And eventually I got a life and video games because leisure-only activities for IF I even have time to play these days. I had more fun after "glitching" than I ever had grinding. But it also made me realize how much effort and time people waste to accumulate mediocre, half-assed, overpriced content. More power to whoever doesn't have a problem with that.

 

If you participate in a glitch you know your risks and should not be surprised if it comes to bite you in the ass. However, I have nothing against anyone who does it. Rockstar's practices, lack of quality control, and prioritization of income over satisfaction has tainted their image in my eyes.

 

And I think any developer that punishes their players for their sorry ass mistakes is pathetic. I don't care if some crappy legal documents claim they have the right to do whatever if they want, they know what they're doing is wrong. Because they are always quick to fix anything that threatens their income and yet won't budge when it comes to fixing bugs, flaws, cracking down on actual griefers, etc. Only things that threaten their income.

 

Rockstar isn't paying any of you. In fact, it's the opposite. They're not gods. So stop treating them like one.

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Halal Cyborg
3 hours ago, Gunbladelad said:

I know my opinion's unpopular, but every single person who's glitched for cash deserves any punishment Rockstar throw their way.

One benefit of the big account wipe is that griefing in the console lobbies has massively nosedived.  Usually I run a quick Haulage mission when I enter a lobby to see how many cargo griefers are in a session.  Before the account wipe, you'd see a swarm of jets and oppressors racing in to be the one to blow up the Haulage cab - now there's one or two at most - and they usually back off after seeing a couple of rockets hasn't affected the cab (Yep, the old MOC cab trick) in order to find easier prey.

I’ve actually noticed that tbf...even had someone watching me calling cars while I reorganised garages and message me saying “nice”...maybe I won’t need to be in passive mode half the time who knows now.

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Jenkiiii
21 hours ago, Shiloh Comes said:

I find the fact that this thread is still going amusing and depressing in equal measure.

Sounds to me like you want to cut a niche for yourself on these forums, which is definitely a rocky road if it makes you unpopular. Once you get a reputation for being an ass it's very hard to shake off those shackles.

 

17 hours ago, Arrows to Athens said:

Honestly, NOBODY knows what this guy is talking about like 98% of the time. He's like the new Blasterman4ever. 

Awesome post, mate :D. Blasterman had a horrible reputation for being overly moralistic and contrary to just about everything posted by everyone on this forum. Nobody liked him and he got banned in the end.

 

 

7 hours ago, Gunbladelad said:

I know my opinion's unpopular, but every single person who's glitched for cash deserves any punishment Rockstar throws their way.

You're entitled to your opinion, but glitching isn't as cut and dry as that. The problem isn't glitching as such as that's just down to poor coding by the developers, but the misuse of a money-orientated glitch, i.e.; you come across one and then work it over and over again to your unfair advantage. Some people might have done the apartment glitch a few times and then backed off, and rightly so, whereas others couldn't resist and did it hundreds of times. Rockstar are not punishing glitchers as such, but instead people who abuse the game by generating unrealistic swathes of cash.

 

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Halal Cyborg

Tbh I was like a slightly less extreme version of BM and SC a short while ago with regards to my views on both money glitchers and KD but since I myself was targeted by a somewhat vitriolic member here for shutting my game down after spinning the wheel on occasion I’m less inclined to be as judgemental to others...especially as I mentioned previously if not for being instructed how to merge by people that do glitch I would be stuck with cars with unchangeable license plates due to Rockstars useless and misdirected anti-cheat...AFTER speaking with “support” at length 

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PwnageSoldier

I did the glitch, and I got wiped instantly, this was literally my first offense.

 

Does it affect me and do I care? Nah. Making money in this game is ridiculously easy nowadays, and I can get my rank back. I'm pissy I lost my special t-shirts, liveries and etcetra though. That stuff, I cannot get it all back.

 

Ooh yeah, forgot to add that R* Support seems to have blacklisted me (not sure for how long) from receiving any form of support on my new characters (as in post-wipe), regardless if they're money related or not.

 

Also forgot to add that I only did the glitch around 15 times. I just wanted an Arena War vehicle I was never going to get before the glitch popped up, and I wanted property upgrades. Didn't necessarily abuse the glitch, but I did it a fair amount of times.

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Jenkiiii
21 minutes ago, PwnageSoldier said:

Also forgot to add that I only did the glitch around 15 times. I just wanted an Arena War vehicle I was never going to get before the glitch popped up, and I wanted property upgrades. Didn't necessarily abuse the glitch, but I did it a fair amount of times.

That's interesting. There's obviously a tolerance level for any type of glitch, so it's good to know that Rockstar reset accounts after only 15 indiscretions. You were treated extremely harshly by Rockstar and you must have already been on their radar. Sorry to hear about your wipe, as I know most people were simply looking for a bit of extra cash.

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PwnageSoldier
3 minutes ago, Jenkiiii said:

That's interesting. There's obviously a tolerance level for any type of glitch, so it's good to know that Rockstar reset accounts after only 15 indiscretions. You were treated extremely harshly by Rockstar and you must have already been on their radar. Sorry to hear about your wipe, as I know most people were simply looking for a bit of extra cash.

I've only ever done Bogdan Repeats, would be odd for me to be on their radar, especially after earning a legitimate billion in my "overall earned" tab and having rank 637 and rank 265 characters (I also never did any RP glitches, either).

 

I was definitely treated very harshly by R*, but I don't necessarily care. They definitely know they aren't getting my money again anytime soon though lol

 

EDIT: Never been warned by R* for doing glitches. Ever. I'm serious when I state that.

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1 hour ago, PwnageSoldier said:

I've only ever done Bogdan Repeats, would be odd for me to be on their radar, especially after earning a legitimate billion in my "overall earned" tab and having rank 637 and rank 265 characters (I also never did any RP glitches, either).

 

I was definitely treated very harshly by R*, but I don't necessarily care. They definitely know they aren't getting my money again anytime soon though lol

 

EDIT: Never been warned by R* for doing glitches. Ever. I'm serious when I state that.

 

You still cheated therefore still deserved it.

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Jenkiiii

I think the heist finale glitches are going to get patched and patched hard, resulting in possible punishments when Rockstar figure out how to do so.

 

The amount of focus on these glitches in my own community since the reset is extremely high, and if my friends are constantly discussing how to glitch extra money then it must be the same in most other communities in GTA online. It's not just the Bogdan glitch, but other heist finale glitches too, with the potential to make many millions in an evening by trading off finales with friends. I can't believe that Rockstar are happy about this? How can they be? They've just taken extreme measures to reset people, and we know how important the bottom line is to them, so they must be really concerned about this.

 

There's no point asking people to be sensible about this because when you've had a billion in assets and cash wiped away you probably don't care about being wiped again, but it does have an effect on the wider community: your friends are constantly grinding/glitching and are no longer having fun and GTA online has regressed to the days of repeat Rooftop Rumble or Coveted. OK, you can make so much more in-game cash these days than in 2013, but everything is so much more expensive in return, so we have an endless cycle of never having enough. I want people to be happier with less, but how can they be expected to take a backseat when they're back to noob status after being so harshly admonished Rockstar? Rockstar didn't just punish glitchers, but smashed a whole stack of plates over their heads, so we've got this endless and cyclical battle that will never end.

 

I'm in danger of losing my online friends over time because of the horrible imbalance between their own greed and Rockstar's/T2 even bigger greed in paying out so little for a 100-dollar shark card. I just don't get it any more and am mentally worn out. Why only give GTA 8 million for USD 100? This buys two upgraded OWR cars and a garage, or a static-prop yacht? Big deal! You should be able to buy the game for USD 60 and then purchase an additional shark card or two, which should be enough for a year, and I guarantee that money glitching would be totally irrelevant if high-end shark cards paid out decently. In the meantime, we have this constant squabble between Rockstar and gamers over something as menial as virtual cash, which stops players from having fun because they're on an endless glitch/grind mission.

 

 

36 minutes ago, Haribokart said:

 

You still cheated therefore still deserved it.

And Rockstar/T2 don't cheat us? Have you ever been blown sky high while doing a delivery because it's the only way of getting in-game cash without forking out real cash for uneconomical shark cards? Try to understand why people cheat instead of being so judgmental.

 

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partci

I can't imagine them wipe all of the Bogdan glichers. They'll lose 90% of their player base in an instant.

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ACR
5 minutes ago, partci said:

I can't imagine them wipe all of the Bogdan glichers. They'll lose 90% of their player base in an instant.

If it hasn't happened by now and that exploit is almost 3 years old, i doubt it will happen in the future. It has something to do with core program of the game, same with solo public lobby method and i think they would have to completely rewrite the code to fix it. I would advise against doing it right now though, because they still can put some new flags to detect it, but wiping because of it could cause huge backlash and loosing significant portion of the playerbse. At least third of the players are doing it, either constantly or occasionally. Then again we are talking about R*, they don't give a fuark.

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halapeno71

Some of the ethical soapboxing concerning money-glitching in this topic is hilarious.  Look, if you steal a donation box-- the proceeds of which are intended for a children's cancer hospital, then I hope you die horribly.  But if you use some exploit in a video game with which to rack up loads of virtual currency, and if you can get away with it, then power to you, I say.

 

That said, if you get caught and get punished harshly, I can't drum up any sympathy for you either.  All this talk of what's fair and what isn't fair is irrelevant.  At two million GTA$ every two minutes, every player who exploited that glitch should've been acutely aware that they were dancing around the edge of a volcano.  If you weren't, then Stupid is on the phone and he says that he's you.

 

And as far as losing players go, I'd be really surprised to learn that this latest reset wave truly made a significant dent in the player base.  There's certainly a lot of players claiming to have quit, but gamers (generally speaking) are spectacularly terrible at showing restraint.  If that weren't the case, then the existing shark card pay model would've failed years ago. 

 

I suspect most of the "I'm done with this game!" crowd are rebuilding their characters right now while quietly seething.

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Midnight Ryder

Seething and grinding rank again. My friend is at rank 38 after 5 days

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kenmy13999
4 hours ago, Halal Cyborg said:

Tbh I was like a slightly less extreme version of BM and SC a short while ago with regards to my views on both money glitchers and KD but since I myself was targeted by a somewhat vitriolic member here for shutting my game down after spinning the wheel on occasion I’m less inclined to be as judgemental to others...especially as I mentioned previously if not for being instructed how to merge by people that do glitch I would be stuck with cars with unchangeable license plates due to Rockstars useless and misdirected anti-cheat...AFTER speaking with “support” at length 

Well, with how glitchers are ruining your experience because they get the same stuff without putting the work in as you said, one can wonder if the people who get the cars on first spin on the lucky wheel ruins it also because they get the car without putting in the same work 😉

 

I'm pulling your leg just as I was doing in the other topic you were talking about. This is meant nothing more than as a joke and I'm not sure if I'm the vitriolic member you're talking about but if that's the case it seems I got a little more under your skin than was my intention because what I wrote there wasn't meant to be taken to seriously either, so if that's the case I apologise 😊

 

 

 

@Jenkiiii don't you think they would've patched the finale replay glitches if it was something they easily could do? Before doomsday and certain businesses the replay of Pac standard was pretty much one of the best money making methods and was probably high on their to do list with patching. They did try some changes iirc but nothing substantial. 

I might be wrong and they might try and really put some more work in to it, so I would really be careful with doing any glitches from now 😊

 

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Halal Cyborg
44 minutes ago, kenmy13999 said:

Well, with how glitchers are ruining your experience because they get the same stuff without putting the work in as you said, one can wonder if the people who get the cars on first spin on the lucky wheel ruins it also because they get the car without putting in the same work 😉

 

 

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I'm pulling your leg just as I was doing in the other topic you were talking about. This is meant nothing more than as a joke and I'm not sure if I'm the vitriolic member you're talking about but if that's the case it seems I got a little more under your skin than was my intention because what I wrote there wasn't meant to be taken to seriously either, so if that's the case I apologise 😊

 

 

 

Haha no man you’re cool and one of my favourite posters here...I’m not referring to you at all man...

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Talisman_83

I see Broughy got reset. Did it on his second character but that and his day 1, primary character, got reset.

 

R* don't care who you are or what the details are. Ruthless.

 

I've glitched in the past but small scale and thankfully was never punished.

 

I always felt uneasy about it though and if my character did get reset, I'd just accept it and walk away.

Or maybe start up a new character and have fun being a noob.

Thankfully i'm not in that position.

 

I see some people say that what R* should have done is reset your account to the state it was before you performed the glitch, with a stern warning that if you do it again, you'll be reset. That would be a lot fairer, in my view, than straight up reset. Yes I know its in the Ts and Cs but lets not kid ourselves, no-one reads that.

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El Cavilldo
4 minutes ago, Talisman_83 said:

I see Broughy got reset. Did it on his second character but that and his day 1, primary character, got reset.

R* don't care who you are or what the details are. Ruthless.

R* wants to make this punishment as public and definitive as possible. The bigger the celebrity, the bigger the example.

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1 hour ago, El Cavilldo said:

R* wants to make this punishment as public and definitive as possible. The bigger the celebrity, the bigger the example.

R* instead showed a big chunk of the community that greedy side of the company again. They now have the record for biggest currency wipe in an online video game while being highly hypocritical and not fixing glitches that negatively affect the actual gameplay and are a much bigger issue than some minor money glitch.

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1 hour ago, Xiled said:

R* instead showed a big chunk of the community that greedy side of the company again. They now have the record for biggest currency wipe in an online video game while being highly hypocritical and not fixing glitches that negatively affect the actual gameplay and are a much bigger issue than some minor money glitch.

In my opinion I wouldn't get hit with the OC nearly as often without money glitches, aside from that I agree. Rockstar let the god mode jet last a year, I'm a very competitive dogfighter and that really pissed me off. 

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gtafan26
4 hours ago, Talisman_83 said:

 

I see some people say that what R* should have done is reset your account to the state it was before you performed the glitch, with a stern warning that if you do it again, you'll be reset. That would be a lot fairer, in my view, than straight up reset. Yes I know its in the Ts and Cs but lets not kid ourselves, no-one reads that.

If I recall after the Lester locate a plane glitch, R*  made you accept a you wont glitch screen and they also put up dont glitch money loading screens.

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Standard Deluxe 59
2 minutes ago, gtafan26 said:

If I recall after the Lester locate a plane glitch, R*  made you accept a you wont glitch screen and they also put up dont glitch money loading screens.

I think they only gave that screen to those who got caught. 

Well, got caught that time. 

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1 hour ago, Standard Deluxe 59 said:

I think they only gave that screen to those who got caught. 

Well, got caught that time. 

Ahhh yes.

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SummerFreeze
10 hours ago, PwnageSoldier said:

I'm pissy I lost my special t-shirts, liveries and etcetra though. That stuff, I cannot get it all back.

You can still get the liveries back through merge glitching. 😉

 

8 hours ago, Jenkiiii said:

I think the heist finale glitches are going to get patched and patched hard, resulting in possible punishments when Rockstar figure out how to do so.

 

The amount of focus on these glitches in my own community since the reset is extremely high, and if my friends are constantly discussing how to glitch extra money then it must be the same in most other communities in GTA online. It's not just the Bogdan glitch, but other heist finale glitches too, with the potential to make many millions in an evening by trading off finales with friends. I can't believe that Rockstar are happy about this? How can they be? They've just taken extreme measures to reset people, and we know how important the bottom line is to them, so they must be really concerned about this.

Others have already mentioned that this glitch goes back to the original Heists DLC, but I would also like to add that you can in fact play heist finales without doing preps legit -- that is by joining one.

 

So that's what complicates punishing people for doing this glitch. People who do a heist finale replay glitch multiple times a day might be in danger, but anyone who does it at a rate of like once a day, I think should be fine -- assuming Rockstar even intends on punishing people for it, which they haven't done yet in years.

 

8 hours ago, Jenkiiii said:

There's no point asking people to be sensible about this because when you've had a billion in assets and cash wiped away you probably don't care about being wiped again, but it does have an effect on the wider community: your friends are constantly grinding/glitching and are no longer having fun and GTA online has regressed to the days of repeat Rooftop Rumble or Coveted. OK, you can make so much more in-game cash these days than in 2013, but everything is so much more expensive in return, so we have an endless cycle of never having enough. I want people to be happier with less, but how can they be expected to take a backseat when they're back to noob status after being so harshly admonished Rockstar? Rockstar didn't just punish glitchers, but smashed a whole stack of plates over their heads, so we've got this endless and cyclical battle that will never end.

 

I'm in danger of losing my online friends over time because of the horrible imbalance between their own greed and Rockstar's/T2 even bigger greed in paying out so little for a 100-dollar shark card. I just don't get it any more and am mentally worn out.

Yeah, it is pretty weary as a non-grinder to be around grinders, whether that is legit ones or heist glitchers, which I consider also a grind. (In fact if you save up crates for a x2 event, that grind pays about 1/3rd the rate of the Bogdan glitch. Still significantly less of course, but not that much considering one is playing legit and the other is an exploit.)

 

Me having grinded a lot of money is one part of the equation, but the other is that I don't actually buy that much stuff in the game; for example I've never bought every or even most cars in a DLC. I may end up only keeping the Club from the current update. (I try pretty much all cars with SP mods though; before I did that I used races and creator mode.)

 

Collecting cars is a major activity in the game, especially for long-term players, and it's about the only thing you constantly need lots of money for. There are so many ways to have fun in the game that don't cost money, but the game has conditioned players to make money first, foremost, and at the expense of fun.

 

A few of my GTA friends go into a session almost every day just to sell their businesses. I know for a fact they don't need the money, but it seems to be the only way they know how to play the game. I purposefully avoid this session nowadays because when I enter it, I'm going to get asked to help sell MC businesses, which I hate and don't even consider worth doing after the duffel bag sale missions got disabled.

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Ker Juice
21 hours ago, Gunbladelad said:

I know my opinion's unpopular, but every single person who's glitched for cash deserves any punishment Rockstar throw their way.

One benefit of the big account wipe is that griefing in the console lobbies has massively nosedived.  Usually I run a quick Haulage mission when I enter a lobby to see how many cargo griefers are in a session.  Before the account wipe, you'd see a swarm of jets and oppressors racing in to be the one to blow up the Haulage cab - now there's one or two at most - and they usually back off after seeing a couple of rockets hasn't affected the cab (Yep, the old MOC cab trick) in order to find easier prey.

Bro- I do the same thing! Haulage with the MOC cab is a great way to sniff out gta scum. And I second the less griefers and tryhards on console. Didn’t get all, but got rid of a good chunk. I can enjoy doing sales and stuff in public lobbies a lot longer than before- which was barely 10 mins. Good riddance. 

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El Cavilldo
7 hours ago, Xiled said:

R* instead showed a big chunk of the community that greedy side of the company again. They now have the record for biggest currency wipe in an online video game while being highly hypocritical and not fixing glitches that negatively affect the actual gameplay and are a much bigger issue than some minor money glitch.

Definitely. This whole wipe issue demonstrates that they have the knowledge and resources to know what are we doing, and if things works or not in this game.


'Ok, you drop the hammer, I get it. I'll make my money the way you want, but what are YOU gonna do about it NOW?'

If R* leaves this massive account wipeout without a deep fix of unbalanced vehicles/missions and a robust anti grief/glitch/cheat system as a counter balance, GTAO will just have another wave of players using the next big money glitch, but this time they will be more cautious. Some will just get used to restart a character and become billionaires overnight again and again.


A company that sends OG players characters' back to 2013 without batting an eye, would not be scared to nerf or de-weaponize some vehicles, right?

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7 hours ago, El Cavilldo said:

Definitely. This whole wipe issue demonstrates that they have the knowledge and resources to know what are we doing, and if things works or not in this game.

 

 

It is not nearly that simple. It depends on the nature of the glitch or exploit. Something like this trade-in glitch, they clearly found a way very quickly to patch it as well as identify abusers. Something like car duplication, on the other hand--well we get multiple new dupe glitches nearly every update (at least every time a storage or workshop method gets added), and the only thing they've ever managed to do is add in timer-based sell limits on all players, and a license plate number check (which has a workaround thanks to iFruit. They fix the leaks in the dam every time a new one springs up, but they've done a bad overall job of dealing with the flood, if that makes sense. And we can only surmise from that that the trade-in glitch was easier to track than car dupes.

 

As far as other kinds of bugs and balance issues, you're really off on an entirely unrelated topic. Of course they are aware of bitching from the player base about all those things, but the game being an unbalanced pile of nonsense is how they make their money. So instead of doing what they SHOULD do (nerf the Oppressor and the rest of the meme vehicles with it), they just keep adding new tools into the game that 1) you can fight the meme vehicles with, and 2) cost a lot of money. This was evident in the addition of those vehicles in the first place, by the way. The Hydra was already in the game and was the king of free roam, and conveniently cost enough to drive shark card sales. People were begging for it to be nerfed. So what did they do instead? Added the Ruiner 2000 with those ridiculous homing missiles, and the guy who leaked info about it on Reddit even referred to it as the "jet killer." They knew what they were doing. Everything along those lines since then, especially including the Mk II, has just been a continuation of the philosophy started with the Ruiner. Just keep adding and adding stuff, and players will keep paying and paying in order to have the most powerful, latest and greatest.

 

And the difference between that and the trade-in wipe is that the latter didn't cost them any money. If anything it probably makes them money, as some of those wiped buy more shark cards to make themselves whole again. Certainly, none of those players were going to buy MORE shark cards before the wipe; they had all the money they needed. That is why R* is willing to wipe them, but takes care not to ban them. Even if every single one of them voluntarily stopped playing because of it (and we know that isn't the case), R* would lose nothing.

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52 minutes ago, Nutduster said:

Everything along those lines since then, especially including the Mk II, has just been a continuation of the philosophy started with the Ruiner [2000]. Just keep adding and adding stuff, and players will keep paying and paying in order to have the most powerful, latest and greatest.

It goes back way further than that: Remember when they released the Osiris with Part 1 of Ill Gotten Gains, and then the faster T20 with Part 2?

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17 hours ago, El Cavilldo said:

R* wants to make this punishment as public and definitive as possible. The bigger the celebrity, the bigger the example.

I can see how you would think that but no, there is no way they specifically went to check youtuber player accounts, broughy just got wiped as part of the bigger picture, wiping him was not "setting an example" in any way shape or form. If it was they would've (a) done it right at the start, not a week into the wipes & (b) be more public about it (something like "we wiped a certain number of gta celebrities, please know that your position in the community has no effect on the severity of your wipe") to actually set that example.

 

 

16 hours ago, Xiled said:

R* instead showed a big chunk of the community that greedy side of the company again. They now have the record for biggest currency wipe in an online video game while being highly hypocritical and not fixing glitches that negatively affect the actual gameplay and are a much bigger issue than some minor money glitch.

As much as i agree that they should do more about godmode glitches etc, in all fairness they are doing things about it (just ever so slowly and it would be nice if they'd fix several at the same time) and you cant really call a company greedy for protecting their main income (do something against money glitches directly translates to making sure they keep selling shark cards)

 

 

12 hours ago, SummerFreeze said:

So that's what complicates punishing people for doing this glitch. People who do a heist finale replay glitch multiple times a day might be in danger, but anyone who does it at a rate of like once a day, I think should be fine -- assuming Rockstar even intends on punishing people for it, which they haven't done yet in years.

Imo "the writing has been on the wall" since like 3 DLC ago when we started getting transaction warnings, im pretty sure each job we play gets some 'unique' ID assigned to it, and they can just see "hey this user played bogdan finale with id 3b645cxd1 300 times? eeehh?!" and "transaction log says last income was same job, id & value, that cant be right! throw transaction warning!" but so far they're to lazy to really act on it. Food for thought:
- Like mentioned the transaction warning wasn't always there
- They know that the bogdan finale repeat draws new players to the game (1:hey mate you should play gta - 2:naw man i dont wanna grind - 1:dont worry i know a trick!) so there is a chance they are ignoring it on purpose, why shut down that glitch now or a few dlc ago (and lose out on the potential playerbase) when they can use it to their advantage to possibly get more customers, let them all come to the game, then in the re-re-release finally patch this.
- The window of opportunity to do this trick on the casino heist is a LOT smaller then the window of opportunity we have on doomsday & classic heists
- Like a day after the summer dlc landed somebody posted in (i think) the general chat topic how they were seeing some 'verifying' message pop up bottom-right at the end of their bogdan finale

 

Lets be realistic, yes we've all concluded that R* "cant fix this", many times over, but way to few people realize that it was fixed years ago for the classic heists too (until doomsday heist re-introduced it) and if they somehow cant fix it this time (which i simply don't believe, i think its more to do with a lack of care) it would be super easy for them to add some basic detection, if the job log they have now isnt good enough for that already.

My 2 cents for all veterans:

The probability that they can see stuff like finale repeats is like 90% at this point, be extremely f-ing careful, my suggestion is to park your glitch fetishes for a few months, wait for re-re-release, wait for a few more months while the scrubs gamble their fresh account on the latest glitches, if after a few months nothing bad happened to them yet then glitching game continues ;) 

 

  

1 hour ago, Nutduster said:

It is not nearly that simple. It depends on the nature of the glitch or exploit. Something like this trade-in glitch, they clearly found a way very quickly to patch it as well as identify abusers.

According to several sources the glitch has been in the game since the previous DLC, it was just kept private, then when the latest DLC didn't fix it somebody went "okay making this public now"

 

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